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Let's keep reminding ourselves that contact lenses are medical devices and when we prescribe them we have a duty to educate (and keep educating) the patient on their safe and effective use. Some eye drops (for dry eye etc) may not be legally classed as medicines or medical devices but should be safe and effective. Industry and the profession I invite you to comment.
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Re: Patient handouts
by Andrew D Price
20 Dec 2020 08:00
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Re: A MF clinical trial - how long for neuroadaptation
by Andrew D Price
11 Dec 2022 11:05
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It beggars belief!
by Andrew D Price
12 Aug 2022 19:08
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Re: Nutrition & the ocular surface.
by Andrew D Price
21 Jul 2018 14:50
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Hypochlorous acid
by Andrew D Price
07 Jun 2020 18:37
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Re: In praise of pharmacy - but!
by Andrew D Price
12 Nov 2021 20:10

New Products/Services

Here up to 200 words on new launched products or services can be posted - simply register and post. Postings will generate mention in my Linkedin feed to my 4,200 ECP/HCP connections and publishing as 'Latest News' on 650+ of my web pages in the Professional Section, the site attracts around 4,000 ECP/HCP views per month. Postings that contain results from clinical trials are particularly welcomed, either in the form of summaries, attachments or web site links. It is preferable cost comparison are left out, other than that the normal rules apply. Postings will remain live for a minimum of 2 months.

Remember your posting should be more focussed on Eye Care and Health Care professionals not patients.

Visitors to The Forum are encouraged to interact with the manufacturer/distributor/person offering service, with comments and/or asking questions, just as would happen at a conference/exhibition stand.
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by Lorraine
26 Mar 2024 14:26

Posts Sought.

Optometrists/DOs/CLOs or those in industry looking for positions are invited to place their Posts Sought 'advert' here. You will need to register on The Forum first before being able to post, on publication I will post on Linkedin to my 4,000 ECP/HCP connections thereby creating interest in your posting. This website receives around 3,500 ECP/HCP views per month. To make direct contact easier I would suggest including possibly a phone number, certainly an email address. When you have secured a /filled a placement available please edit or delete your posting thereby helping others.

Place your vacant posts for registered ECPs (DOs, CLOs, optometrists, ophthalmologists etc) or for others in the Eye Care field here. Recruitment agencies and those representing multiple practices are asked to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. first.

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Having read any of the Guest Articles in the Professional or Patient Sections you can place your thoughts here.
Remember to state the title of the Guest Article as the Topic.
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Should we be screening for keratoconus?
by Andrew D Price
19 Feb 2022 14:24

Forthcoming Educational Events

Future web based or face-to-face educational events can be posted here. These can be single events or courses. Single/small scale events may be free-of-charge, larger/series of may carry a nominal charge of just £65. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details. After that you can register and post. After the event has completed it would be appreciated if you could delete your post.
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CLD ... evidence to turn it around.
by Andrew D Price
11 Dec 2023 17:30

Ask the IP Optometrist

Here is a place where questions on all things Optometry Independent Prescribing can be asked. IP questions only please, no refraction, contact lenses or general eye exam etc.

Our resident IP Optometrist is Mr Don Williams, Consultant Optometrist & Fellow of the College Registered Specialist (IP) FCOptom (Portolio) M.Sc (Clinical Optom-Distinction) B.Sc (Hons) DipTp (IP) PGDip Refractive & Cataract Surgery Higher Cert Glauc Prof Cert Glauc Prof Cert Med Ret.

Edgbaston Eye Clinic
The Consulting Rooms
38 Harborne Road
B15 3EB
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Tel:0121 726 3199

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Re: Becoming IP-The difficulties
by don williams
06 Sep 2021 06:40
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Re: Presbyopia correction by eye drops
by don williams
29 Sep 2021 19:49
ECPs looking for placements such as IP etc are invited to place their Placement Sought 'advert' here. Placements available can also be posted here.
When you have secured a /filled a placement available please edit or delete your posting thereby helping others.
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Looking for IP Placement 2023
by Nikhil
21 Oct 2022 14:31
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